Robert Earl "Bob" Weaver Sr., 81, of Stoneboro, passed away at 5:15 Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018, at Grove City Medical Center with his family by his side.
Born on Easter Sunday, April 12, 1936, in Jackson Township, he was the son of the late Floyd Harold and Ruth Aldean Vogus Weaver.
Bob was raised as a worker and started working after the eighth grade. He went on to work at Mercer Forge, C.A. Fisher Mining Co., where he was a mine foreman and mine electrician, then worked at Joy Manufacturing, retiring in 2001.
Bob married his wife, Frances B. Fisher Weaver, on July 1, 1956, at Mount Hope Methodist Church. She preceded him in death on Jan. 2, 2016, after being together just shy of 60 years.
Bob loved antique cars and tractors as well as restoring them. He was a past member of AACA Antique Car Club, Keystone Model A Club, Mercer County Antique Power Association, and Pioneer Steam and Gas Engine Society-Lawrence County. He also loved to travel to car shows with his wife.
He had a very deep faith and was involved in his church. He studied his Bible regularly and taught Sunday School for a period of time. He volunteered many hours in church building projects. Bob attended The Oak Grove Church.
Bob is survived by: his two children, Robert E. "Bob" Weaver Jr. and wife Patricia, Pounding Mill, Va., and Janet Patterson and husband John, Weirton, W.Va.; six grandchildren, Kimberlee Brown and husband Christian, Natalie, Carolyn, and Eric Weaver, Christian and Evan Patterson; one great-granddaughter, Elsa Brown; brothers, Samuel, Dale and wife Rose Mary, and Gary and wife Bethel Weaver; sisters, Gladys Haag and husband Nathan, Carol Liska and husband John; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his wife and parents, Bob was preceded in death by his: brother Ralph; sisters Betty Thompson, Norma Snyder and Mildred Adams; and infant sisters Clara Jane and Nancy Mae.
Memorials may be made to the Oak Grove Church, 16 Oak Grove Road, Mercer PA 16137.
Robert E. "Bob" Sr., 81, of Stoneboro.
Calling hours: 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday (1-17-18) at BLACK FUNERAL HOME, 99 Franklin St., Stoneboro.
Service: 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home with the Rev. Randy Ritchey, pastor of Oak Grove Church, officiating.
Interment: Crestview Memorial Park, Grove City
Published on January 15, 2018